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From Surgery to Cybersecurity, New Approaches to Medical Product Development

The decision to develop a medical device to solve a critical healthcare issue is fraught with substantial risk. From the beginning of the design through the product’s use in the field, there are pitfalls to avoid and opportunities to embrace. And if you’re a medical device engineer who wants to develop a better surgical instrument, it’s important to know if you’re on the right track with your new design.

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Fashion designer Zac Posen needed a team of engineers to pull off his vision of 'camp' for the 2019 Met Gala

"I started to learn with different materials [in 3D printing] what was possible, what's not possible", Posen said. "And really the answer is, almost everything is possible."


You're Looking Fabless: Semiconductor Industry Lessons for Digital Manufacturing

"A single CAD file traverses the entire manufacturing sequence, creating a cohesive digital thread between design, engineering and production -- while ensuring airtight quality control."


Protolabs Grows Digital Manufacturing Footprint, Celebrates Two Decades of Expansion

In May digital manufacturer Protolabs celebrated its 20-year anniversary with the grand opening of its eighth manufacturing facility in the United States, and 12th globally.


Minnesota Manufacturers Try to Manufacture Interest in Careers 

The state's manufacturers are rolling out the red carpet for high school and community college students to increase interest in high-wage manufacturing jobs.


In the News

Automotive Logistics In an Age of Disruption, Digital Manufacturing is Aiding the Automotive Industry
TCT Magazine Protolabs Launches Production Capabilities for Metal 3D Printing
Plastics Today The Manufacturing Revolution Will be Digitalized
3D Printing Industry Protolabs Introduces Color Matching on Molded Parts
Make Parts Fast Protolabs President & CEO on the Future of Digital Manufacturing
FF Journal DUCK! Redesigned to Quack Again on New Season of BattleBots
New York Times Jourdan Dunn Turned into a Rose for the Met Gala
3D Zac Posen, GE Additive, and Protolabs Partnered to Make 3D Printed High-Fashion Collection for 2019 Met Gala
Fabbaloo Met Gala Fashion 2019: 3D Printing, Camp, Collaboration
Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry Is Medtech Ready for an On-Demand Manufacturing Model?
3D Printing Industry How To Design for MJF and SLA 3D Printing with Protolabs Application Engineer Joe Cretella
EE World There's More to CNC Machining Than The Model
NAM Manufacturing Bringing Agile Concepts into the Physical Product Development World
Med Device Online Why On-Demand Manufacturing Works like Amazon Prime for MedTech Companies
Tech Briefs Lockheed Martin Explores a Different Kind of Space for NASA
Plastics Today Listen Up: Headphones that remove earwax is the latest recipient of a Cool Idea Award from Protolabs
Medium Female Disruptor: Vicki Holt is making manufacturing digital
Forbes Digital Is Changing The Economics of Manufacturing
Medical Design Briefs Digital Manufacturing Helps Medtech Firm's Goal to Improve Patient Outcomes
Industry Week Five Expert Insights into Digital Manufacturing and Mass Customization
The Fabricator Maximizing workflow for an on-demand environment
Forbes The Market Trend OEMs Can't Afford To Ignore
Star Tribune As Competition for Skilled Workers Heats Up, Manufacturers Improve Health Benefits
Digital Engineering 3D Printing Helps Limited Edition Make Big Impression
Plastics Today Protolabs Teams Up with Cleveland Clinic to Bring 'Cool Ideas' to MedTech Market
3D Printing Industry Interview: Rich Baker, Protolabs CTO on Industrial 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing
Forbes Only Digital Manufacturing Can Create The Smart, Customized, On-Demand Products Customers Want Protolabs Dials Into Methodical Approach to Quality in 3D Printing: Exclusive Interview

Press Releases

September 9, 2019 Protolabs Adds Carbon Technology to Its 3D Printing Service
August 2, 2019

Protolabs Names Moonhie Chin to Board of Directors

June 25, 2019 Protolabs Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2019
June 18, 2019 Sniffer Robotics Looks to Reduce Landfill Emissions with Help from Protolabs' Cool Idea Award
June 10, 2019

Protolabs Introduces Precision Color Matching on Molded Parts

June 4, 2019

Protolabs Launches Production Capabilities for Metal 3D Printing

May 16, 2019

Protolabs Celebrates 20 Years of Digital Manufacturing with Grand Opening of New Facility

May 7, 2019

Zac Posen x GE Additive x Protolabs unveil breathtaking 3D printing collaboration at the Met Gala

April 23, 2019

Protolabs Cool Idea Award Teams Up with Cleveland Clinic Innovations

March 28, 2019

Protolabs Wins Manufacturing Leadership Award for Excellence in Engineering and Production Technology

March 21, 2019 Protolabs and Wohlers Associates Team Up for Immersive Course on Design for Additive Manufacturing
February 21, 2019 Protolabs Selected to be Featured in National Manufacturing Tour
January 29, 2019 Automated Ear-Care Device Advances towards Commercialization with Cool Idea Award Grant
January 22, 2019 Rapid, a Protolabs Company, Wins The Fabricator Magazine's 2019 Industry Award
December 6, 2018 Protolabs Joins MIT's Additive Manufacturing Consortium to Advance Next-Gen Manufacturing Technology
September 4, 2018 Sprowt Labs Gets Brewers Malting at Home with Help from Protolabs and Cool Idea Award
July 31, 2018 Specdrums Gets a Drum Roll for Fast Production and Scalability Thanks to Protolabs' Cool Idea Award
June 26, 2018 Protolabs Recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive's with SDCE 100 Award
June 12, 2018 Consumers to U.S. Product Developers: Make It Just for Me, ASAP
March 27, 2018 Protolabs Wins Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Award for Operational Excellence
March 16, 2018 Protolabs Expands Manufacturing Capacity with New Building, Added Machines
December 1, 2017 Protolabs Completes Acquisition of RAPID, Rebrands It as 'Rapid, a Protolabs Company'
November 21, 2017 Protolabs Reaches Agreement to Acquire RAPID, Expands Services with Sheet Metal Fabrication